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Kuryk, Mangistau.


2017-10-01| Askar Isabekov
duration 2 часа
weather пасмурно, дождь
rout
equipment
notes несмотря на плохую погоду, птиц было много


# species number comment

1Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)4

2Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)40

3Great White Egret (Egretta alba)15

4Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)15

5Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)10

6Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)1

7Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)1

8Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)1

9Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)1

10Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)1

11Common Coot (Fulica atra)500

12Greater Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)2

13Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)1

14Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)2

15Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)3

16Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)4

17Dunlin (Calidris alpina)70

18Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)1

19Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)1

20Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)1

21Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)5

22Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)8

23Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)20

24Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis)6

25Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)

26Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)1

27Hoopoe (Upupa epops)1

28Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)1

29Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)30

30Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)20

31Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)15

32Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)5

33White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)20

34Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)1

35Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)3

36Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)1

37Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)2

38House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)20

39Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)5

40Northern Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)1

calendar

2018

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may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2017

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may jun jul aug
sep oct nov dec

2016

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2015

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sep oct nov dec

rare birds records


Pygmy Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pygmaeus)

© Askar Isabekov
2018-02-11
Sorbulak lake system. Almaty oblast.

First winter record in Sorbulak lakes. Only spring records are known before this one: May 30, 1995 (Erokhov, 2002), April 11, 1999 (Grachev, 2002), and April 23, 2017 (Dyakin, www.birds.kz). In winter time Pygmy Cormorant is not rare in Chardara reservoir (Erokhov et al, 2006; Kovalenko, Kravchenko, 2007; Kovalenko, Karpov, 2008); recent years was observed in Taraz (Kolbintsev, 2009; M.Nukusbekov, www.birds.kz; A.Balykin, www.birds.kz), in foothill part of Chu river valley (Belyalov, Karpov, 2009), one specimen was photographed at December 23, 2017 in Taldykurgan vicinity (A.Belyaev, www.birds.kz).


Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-02-17
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

Rare observation of Black Kite in Kazakhstan in winter time. Previously in winter time recorded in Almaty oblast (Karpov, Belyalov, 2009; Berezovikov, 2014; S.Shmygalev, www.birds.kz); in Mangyshlak (Yasko, 2017); and in Chardara (A.Kovalenko, www.birds.kz).

Березовиков Н.Н. 2014. Зимняя встреча черноухого коршуна Milvus migrans lineatus в городе Алматы // Рус. орнитол. журн. 23 (1082): 3957.
Карпов Ф.Ф., Белялов О.В. 2009. О зимней встрече чёрного коршуна в Алматинской области // Selevinia: 234.
Ясько А.О. 2017. Орнитологические наблюдения в городе Актау // Рус. орнитол. журн. 26 (1399): 382-394.


Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

© Sergey Ukhov
2018-01-22
Bautino, Mangystau

First record in Mangyshlak peninsula.


Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

© Malik Nukusbekov
2018-01-28
Ertai. Zhambyl oblast.

The second winter record of Black Redstart in S and SE Kazakhstan. Before this record one male was observed in 7th of February, 1998 in Zhabagly village (Чаликова, 2008).

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